Adult-onset chorea and dementia with propionic acidemia

K. D. Sethi, R. Ray, R. A. Roesel, A. L. Carter, B. B. Gallagher, D. W. Loring, F. A. Hommes

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Propionic acidemia usually presents in the newborn period with severe metabolic acidosis and lethargy. A 31-year-old man with adult onset chorea and dementia had propionic acidemia due to propionyl CoA carboxylase deficiency. Metabolic investigations may prove useful in patients with movement disorder of unknown etiology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1343-1345
Number of pages3
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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